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Galbreath Equine Research Center

Center Offers State-of-the-Art Equine Care

Opened in 1997, the Daniel M. Galbreath Equine Trauma, Intensive Care and Research Center provides faculty and students with leading edge technology for emergency, critical care, medicine and surgery as well as teaching facilities for all equine programs.

State of the art equipment and expertise for anesthesia, emergency, critical care, neurology, imaging, surgery, intensive medical procedures, reproduction, and ophthalmology, supply the 40,000-square-foot facility and make it one of the few of its kind nationwide. A 3-Tesla MRI will be operational in January 2015, which combined with the nuclear medicine, computed tomography and ultrasound imaging capabilities, represents a premiere equine imaging facility. Ohio State equine faculty members are nationally and internationally recognized for their expertise in equine imaging, orthopedics, sport horse medicine and surgery, neurology, and anesthesia, as well as pediatric and geriatric medicine.  The equine center serves the regional horse industry and veterinarian base, as well as provides for residency training and industry support in the form of Clinical Trials.

Annually, approximately 1,200 ill or injured horses are hospitalized at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center, and a similar number are treated on an outpatient basis. The equine center supports and protects Ohio's multibillion dollar equine industry.